Tricky 2014 for Indian Investors

2014 is definitely a year to watch out for especially for those who have a kept a keen eye on Indian markets and have wondered the fate of the Indian Rupee.Well, amidst all the economic mayhem, 2014 is also important politically.Reason: it’s the election year. 2014 is a bit different than any other election year held before. This is because India is going through an economic reform process.

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The Financial Ripple (2007 – 2013)- As It Happened

The ripple effect of the financial downturn spread across nations from 2007. The intensity of financial shock from US Subprime Mortgage Crisis was so large that it caused Europe to witness a falling economy. Through out 2009 till 2013 Eurozone has been facing a fluctuating economy causing serious concerns over rising unemployment and failure to revive the sleeping economy. In 2013, Asia Pacific faces serioius concerns with China, Japan & India falling slowly in the financial trap.The falling rupee, tumbling asian stock markets and a high food inflation are causing grave concerns over asian economies.

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Economic Crises Timeline – United States & Eurozone

The year 2008 marked the advent of a financial crisis that began with a subprime scandal and mistakes made by credit rating agencies followed by the excesses of a financial capitalism that got seriously off track. This included the dissimulation of risks, unverified and highly complicated financial instruments, legal loopholes and the persistence of tax havens attracting a share of world savings that would be more justly used to finance investments and growth.In 2008, IMF had reported that these terrible lapses will cost the international banking system about a trillion dollars in the long-term.

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